Grants from the European Research Council (ERC grants) seek to promote basic research or “frontier research” – that is, research that expands the bounds of existing knowledge by means of its innovative nature. There is an explicit emphasis on promoting inter-disciplinary research.

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TU Wien Award Winners

  • Andrius Baltuska, Cycle-Sculpted Strong Field Optics

  • Neven Barišić, TheONE – Janus-face of the localized carrier in cuprates: generating pseudogap and high temperature superconductivity

  • Günter Blöschl, Deciphering River Flood Change

  • Gareth Parkinson, Evolving Single-Atom Catalysis: Fundamental Insights for Rational Design

  • Silke Bühler-Paschen, Quantum Criticality – The Puzzle of Multiple Energy Scales (Quantum Puzzle)

  • Ulrike Diebold, Oxide Surfaces – Microscopic Processes and Phenomena at Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces

  • Georg Gottlob, Domain-centric Intelligent Automated Data Extraction Methodology

  • Karsten Held, Ab initio Dynamical Vertex Approximation

  • Christian Hellmich, MICROBONE – Multiscale poro-micromechanics of bone materials, with links to biology and medicine

  • Laura Kovacs, Symbolic Computation and Automated Reasoning for Program Analysis

  • Jan Kunes, Excitonic Magnetism in Strongly Correlated Materials

  • Aleksandr Ovsianikov, Bio-material research

  • Arno Rauschenbeutel, Nanofiber Quantum Networks

  • Silvan Schmid – PLASMECS:NanoPlasmoMechanical Systems

  • Jörg Schmiedmayer, Non-equilibrium Dynamics and Relaxation in Many Body Quantum Systems (Acronym: QuantumRelax)

  • Katharina Schröder, Streamlined carbon dioxide conversion in ionic liquids – a platform strategy for modern carbonylation chemistry

  • Thorsten Schumm, Nuclear Atomic Clock

  • Franz Schuster, Isoperimetric inequalities and integral geometry

  • Benedikt Schwarz, Monolithic frequency comb spectrometers 

  • Siegfried Selberherr, Modeling Silicon Spintronics

  • Simon Stellmer, quMercury: Ultracold Mercury for a Measurement of the EDM

  • Stefan Szeider, The Parameterized Complexity of Reasoning Problems